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Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, at 340 sq. km/131.2 sq. miles in area, is situated on a southern bank of the Brahmaputra River in the eastern part of the state of Assam in India.

It is described as a vibrant wilderness that possesses great scenic beauty and a haven for a large number of rare and endangered species as well as a large number of birds.

Its habitat varies from semi-evergreen forests to deciduous forests as well as littoral and swamp areas. [1]


Notable Species

The Park has been identified as an IBA / Important Bird Area with a large number of species. [1]

There have been 474 species recorded here with 27 globally threatened species present. [3]


Species reported as being rare for this area[3] include the Eastern Spot-billed Duck, Baikal Bush Warbler, and the Richard's Pipit.


Birds you can see here include:

Fulvous Whistling-Duck, Greater Scaup, Blue-breasted Quail, Little Grebe, Rock Pigeon, Mountain Imperial Pigeon, Greater Coucal, Common Cuckoo, Large-tailed Nightjar, Himalayan Swiftlet, Crested Treeswift, Water Rail, Black-tailed Crake, Common Crane, Black-winged Stilt, Pacific Golden-Plover, Little Ringed Plover, Greater Painted-Snipe, Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Temminck's Stint, Common Redshank, Yellow-legged Buttonquail, Oriental Pratincole, Black-headed Gull, Asian Openbill, Oriental Darter, Little Cormorant, Great White Pelican, Yellow Bittern, Malayan Night-Heron, Glossy Ibis, Osprey, Black-winged Kite, Himalayan Buzzard, Australasian Grass-Owl, Collared Scops-Owl, Red-headed Trogon, Eurasian Hoopoe, Oriental Pied-Hornbill, Blyth's Kingfisher, Blue-bearded Bee-eater, Dollarbird, Coppersmith Barbet, Eurasian Wryneck, Greater Yellownape, Pied Falconet, Alexandrine Parakeet, Long-tailed Broadbill, Small Minivet, Black-headed Shrike-Babbler, Black-hooded Oriole, Ashy Woodswallow, Large Woodshrike, Common Iora, White-throated Fantail, Black Drongo, Black-naped Monarch, Brown Shrike, Common Green-Magpie, Gray-headed Canary-Flycatcher, Sultan Tit, Bengal Bushlark, Common Tailorbird, Thick-billed Warbler, Striated Grassbird, Gray-throated Martin, Black-crested Bulbul, Yellow-browed Warbler, Gray-hooded Warbler, Pale-footed Bush Warbler, Jerdon's Babbler, Indian White-eye, Chestnut-capped Babbler, Puff-throated Babbler, Nepal Fulvetta, Indian Nuthatch, Common Hill Myna, Dark-sided Thrush, Ferruginous Flycatcher, Jerdon's Bushchat, Yellow-vented Flowerpecker, Ruby-cheeked Sunbird, Asian Fairy-bluebird, Blue-winged Leafbird, Streaked Weaver, White-rumped Munia, House Sparrow, Forest Wagtail, American Pipit, Common Rosefinch, Chestnut-eared Bunting

Other Wildlife

Tigers, Elephants, Leopards, Jungle Cats, Bears, Civets, Squirrels, Macagues, Gibbons, Deer, Water Buffalo, and Feral Horses are among the 36 species of mammals recorded here. [1]

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Access and Facilities

Suggestions on how to get to the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park include:

By Air: The nearest airport, Dibrugarh (DIB), is situated in Mohanbari. Dibrugarh is 40 km/ 24 miles. away from the park. The other airport, Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport (GAU), is located at Guwahati, 500 km/310 miles away.

By Train: Distance from Tinsukia railway station to the Guijan & Dhola entry points is 10 km/6 miles & 50 km/31 miles respectively.

By Road: Regular buses ply to and from Tinsukia, which is well connected with all the major cities of Assam. [1]

Consult a trusted travel professional for specific, up-to-date information.


  1. Dibru-Saikhowa National Park-Kaziranga National Park - https://www.kaziranga-national-park.com/dibru-saikhowa-national-park.shtml
  2. World Network of Biosphere Reserves - https://en.unesco.org/biosphere/wnbr
  3. Lepage D. (2020) Dibru-Saikhowa Wildlife Sanctuary Bird Checklist - Avibase - Bird Checklists of the World. Retrieved 18 September 2020

Recommended Citation


  1. Dibru-Saikhowa National Park on Google Maps